Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding poor quality of diesel supplied by refineries, 08/08/2016

  • 08/08/2016

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Dileep B. Nevatia Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/08/2016 regarding violation of the provisions of the Air (Prevention Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986, caused due to the poor quality of gasoline or diesel supplied by the refineries and the consequent discharge of harmful pollutants by the vehicles, D.G. sets etc. using such gasoline or diesel supplies, thereby adversely affecting the health of the people all over the country.

NGT disposes of this Application stating that the Apex Court is also involved in the issue of BS-VI vehicle emission norms and associated fuel quality rollout and thefore "prudent for this Tribunal to keep its hands off from dealing with present application on the principles of judicial discipline".